The Little Gym’s Halloween Flash Bash

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For you, it’s a worry-free activity. For them, it’s two hours filled with adventure, skill-building, and fun!

A spooktacular halloween party at The Little Gym lets you enjoy a kid-free afternoon to catch up with errands or have a little bit of me-time. Meanwhile, your children get to experience quality “kid time” in a safe, fun, and familiar environment with trained instructors who lead them through games, music, and skill-building activities.

The Little Gym’s Halloween Flash Bash invitation goes out to children ages 3 to 12 years and is open to all The Little Gym members and guests (non-members). So, kids, wear your favorite costume and join The Little Gym of Pasig – Mandaluyong on Oct. 29 from (12:00 to 2:00 pm) and The Little Gym of Alabang (Oct. 28, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm) for some spooktacular fun!

Visit @thelittlegymphilippines for inquiries on ticket prices and details.

Crafts & Workshops at Crafting a Home: A North to South Mother’s Day Celebration by Common Room

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Crafts, pop-ups and workshops on Mother’s Day at Common Room’s Crafting a Home event, a North to South Mother’s Day celebration from May 8-14 at Power Plant Mall and from May 12-14 at Alabang Town Center. There will be FREE capsule workshops at the pop-up stores (walk-in sign-ups only) ranging from wire writing to wood carving and clay dish painting.

For more information and to see workshop schedules, visit @CommonRoomPH.

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Common Room is an arts and crafts store located at #325 Dela Rosa St. Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines 1105. It’s a place and space where makers gather. For inquiries, call +63 977 786 6694 or email commonroomph@gmail.com.

Mathemagis Summer Camp

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If you’re looking for an academic summer activity that would advance or build your child’s Singapore Math skills, Mathemagis offers programs for kids ages 4 to 14 from June to July. The summer workshops are available in 6 branches: Serendra, Cedar-Makati, Alabang, Timog, SM Pasig and Katipunan.

Click here to reserve a slot.

To know more about the summer camp, visit Mathemagis’ website or Facebook page.

Eggchanted Forest at Acacia Hotel

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Adventure and surprises await young ones as they enter Acacia Hotel’s Easter Party called Eggchanted Forest on Easter Sunday, April 16 from 11 am to 2 pm at the hotel’s Grand Acacia Ballroom. This magical event promises exciting games, activities, egg-hunting, and more. Enjoy good times and brunch buffet with family and friends. Kids 2 years old and below are FREE of charge.

Tickets are priced at Php1,100 nett and are available at the hotel’s front desk. Call +63 2 7202000 or email enquiry@acaciahotelsmanila.com for inquiries.

Acacia Hotel is a Filipino five-star luxury hotel in the South of Manila located at 5400 East Asia Drive corner Commerce Avenue, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1781.

For more information, visit acaciahotelsmanila.com or Acaciahotels.

Make Believe Summer 2017 Workshops

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Lights. Camera. Action! Send your kids to Make Believe Productions’ Summer 2017 Workshops from April to May. From theater, yoga, storytelling, to fashion and dancing, Make Believe’s summer workshops aspire to mold young kids into passionate artists who are unafraid to dream, create, and express themselves.

For inquiries, call +63 2 5846356 or send email to celinambtorres@gmail.com.

Visit MakeBelievePH for more information.

It’s Steak Day at ATC on April 9

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As part of its Food Holiday promo, April 9 is Steak Day in the following participating restaurants at Alabang Town Center:

Bulgogi Brothers – Buy One 12oz Ribeye Steak, Get One 10oz Ribeye Steak

Tony Roma’s – Buy One Get One Tenderloin Steak,

Outback – Buy One New York Strip, Get One Black Pepper Steak Bites

Pepper Lunch – Buy One Get One Shimofuri Steak

As a bonus, availing customers get a free cinema gift card worth 200 pesos and a raffle entry to win a 3,000-peso dining spree at the end of the year.

Promo mechanics are listed here.

Mall location: 4420, Alabang Town Center, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City, 1770 Metro Manila, Philippines


Source: AlabangTownCenter

Call for Entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature

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The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc. is accepting entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. This year’s competition will also accept submissions to the Novel and Nobela categories, which are offered only every two years.

The categories for this year are as follows:

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• English Division – Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry Written for Children, One-act Play, and Full-length Play;

 

• Filipino Division – Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tulang Para sa mga Bata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula;

• Regional Languages Division – Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon, and Short Story-Ilokano.

 

The Kabataan Division is also accepting submissions from young writers 18 years old  and below for themes “How can the youth contribute to building interest in Philippine culture and literature?” (Kabataan Essay) and “Paano makaaambag ang mga kabataan sa pagsulong ng interes sa kultura at panitikang Pilipino?” (Kabataan Sanaysay).

The deadline of submission is on April 30, 2017. The contest is open to all Filipino or former Filipino citizens of all ages, except current directors, officers, and employees of the Palanca Foundation. Only one entry per category is allowed.

Winners of the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature will be awarded on September 1, 2017.


The Palanca Awards, established in 1950 in honor of businessman and philanthropist Don Carlos Palanca Sr., aims to continue developing Philippine literature by providing incentives to writers and serve as a repository of literary treasures for future generations.

Official contest rules and forms may be downloaded from Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards or may be physically obtained from the Palanca Foundation offices at Unit 603, 6th Floor Park Trade Centre Bldg., 1716 Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City or at Unit 3G, OPL Bldg., 100 C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City,

For inquiries, interested participants may contact the CPMA Administrator Ms. Leslie Layoso through email at cpawards@palancaawards.com.ph or at +63 2 511-0003 / +639108878552.

Source: Press info via email

Summer Workshops at The Learning Library

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Workshops run in 2 batches: 1st batch is from April 17 to May 10, while 2nd batch runs from May 11 to June 2. Programs are offered at the following branches:

Loyola Heights
Makati
Greenmeadows
New Manila
West Avenue
San Juan
Alabang
Congressional

Visit The Learning Library for more details.